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Bureau of Statistics Bill scales 2nd reading


A bill for a Law to establish the Edo State Statistical System and the Edo State Bureau of Statistics yesterday scaled through its second reading on the floor of parliament.

Governor Adams Oshiomhole Appoints Vera Obadan as EIRS Board Secretary


The Edo State Governor, Governor Adams Oshiomhole has approved the appointment of the substantive Permanent Secretary/Board Secretary of the Edo state Internal Revenue Service (EIRS)

No going back on teachers’ assessment, says Oshiomhole

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Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole says there is no going back on the conduct of the assessment for teachers in the state.
He made the remark yesterday, when he had a meeting with the leadership of Academic Staff Union Secondary Schools in Government House, Benin City.

Oshiomhole assures IPP investors of govt’s support

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Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has assured investors that government would provide an enabling environment and incentives for them to carry out their operations.

He gave the assurance yesterday, when he granted audience to the management of the Azura Power Plant who paid him a courtesy visit at the Government House.

National confab: Regionalism, fiscal federalism top Edo agenda


The return of Nigeria to regionalism topped the agenda set by the people of Edo State for their delegates to the National Conference opening in Abuja, next Monday.

Oshiomhole assures rural areas of development


Governor Adams Oshiomhole has assured the people of Edo State that the state government will continue to deliver good roads, schools, and hospitals across the three senatorial districts of the state, including the rural areas.

Edo Govt Signs $500m MOU Agric Investment with Four Companies


In a bid to invest over $500 million in the agricultural sector, Edo State Government recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding [MOU] with four companies.
The companies are Ekha Bio-Chemical Nigeria Limited, Industrial Development Group, Obax Worldwide and Wilbahi Investment Limited.

LG chiefs risk sack over immunisation, says Oshiomhole


Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State says any council chairman who fails to key into the National Immunisation Days face the risk of being sacked by the people.

Oshiomhole who stated this yesterday, at the winding down of the 4-day National Immunisation Days in Benin City, said government was happy with the rate of compliance with the programme.

Oshiomhole conferred with chieftaincy title

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The Royal Father and people of Urhonigbo in Orhiomwon Local Government Area of Edo State have conferred a chieftaincy title on Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State.

EIRS suspends Sawn Wood/Produce collections

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The Edo State Internal Revenue Service has suspended all forms of collection on the roads in the state which includes Log control fees and produce collection fees till further notice.

Edo government meets Labour

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The Head of Service, Edo State Mr. Igbakemhen Jerry Obazele has made a passionate appeal to the organized labour in Edo State to maintain the status quo.

Teachers’ Assessment: Oshiomhole inaugurates 6-man panel

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BENIN-CITY - Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has inaugurated a team of six Professors of Education led by Professor Dennis Agbonlahor to conduct the Teachers’ Assessment in the state.

Edo distributes breast cancer kits to women


Benin city – Edo State Government has distributed Breast Cancer Screening kits worth one Hundred and two million naira to women and Non-Governmental Organisations during a breast screening programme held yesterday at Government House, Benin City.